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When discovered and admitted to, indignation came immediately from the governing International Olympic Committee and London organizers...This was the Olympics, after all, where trying your best at all times, under all circumstances, was doctrine...
Questions and answers on Daily News stories from readers like you...Peterson, The Associated Press Posted: 09/11/2012 03:18:20 PM PDT Updated: 09/11/2012 03:21:28 PM PDT Karch Kiraly, one of the most decorated volleyball players of all time, has
In the face of unimaginable tragedy, Hugh McCutcheon led the U.S. men's volleyball team to an Olympic gold medal in Beijing. Four years later in London, he coached the women's team to a silver. And with that, McCutcheon is
Saturday’s Volleyball final left the U.S women sobbing as they headed towards the locker room after a 3-1 upset by the Brazilian team. It was the first loss to the U.S at the tournament and a second straight gold for Brazil.
It turns out gold wasn't the Americans' Destinee after all. Star scorer Destinee Hooker and the U.S. women's volleyball team lost to Brazil in the gold medal game on Saturday, 11-25, 25-17, 25-20, 25-17. The
U.S. coach Hugh McCutcheon paid quite the tribute to Destinee Hooker while talking about her path to volleyball stardom. McCutcheon says Hooker's story "sounds like Michael Jordan getting cut as a sophomore, right?" but "since
U.S. women's volleyball team remained undefeated in its final preliminary match Sunday, beating a surprisingly tough Turkey team 2725, 2516, 2519. Turkey played a smart match, identifying the U.S. side's weaknesses and attacking them, while the U.S.
Destinee Hooker scored 19 points and the undefeated U.S. women's volleyball team wrapped up preliminary pool play at the London Olympics with a straight-set victory over Turkey on Sunday night. The top-ranked U.S. team was hurt in the third set when
The U.S. women's volleyball team defeated Brazil 3-1 on Monday at the Olympics in an early-round rematch of the Beijing Games final won by the Brazilians. Destinee Hooker had 23 points and Jordan Larson added 18 for the top-
Strong work at the net by Destinee Hooker and Jordan Larson Monday brought the United States a four-set Olympic volleyball win over Brazil. It was a rematch of the gold medal game in Beijing four years ago, which Brazil won in four sets.